Automotive Digital Marketing ProCom

Professional Community for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketers and Sales Managers

Loading... Be Patient!

All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Sales' (188)


Vendor
Why ROI Is A Lie

Most dealerships still make their ad buying decisions based on a traditional ROI report... The problem is, these traditional reports are little more than smoke and mirrors.

An ROI report assumes that there is a precise and (importantly) exclusive connection between a lead…

Continue

Added by Aubrey Hankins on July 14, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments


Influencer
Winning Starts With WHY: The Critical Role of the "Why Factor" in the Auto Industry

Every business in existence knows what they do – or what product they offer and the associated features and benefits. Every dealership knows what they do best – which is obviously, sell cars. Successful dealerships equip their team with key players that…

Continue

Added by David Metter on June 17, 2016 at 1:46pm — No Comments


Agency
How to Improve Your Website Sales Strategy

A business lives and dies by its sales, particularly in the automotive industry.

Due to the fact that each car carries such a large value, having vehicles stuck on the forecourt for weeks and months on end can hugely hamper you business’s cash flow, causing significant issues.

Thanks to the…

Continue

Added by Leona Zoey on May 17, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments


Vendor
The Messy, Dirty Truth about Upfront Pricing

If your dealership is not already working with one of those lead-providing services that require “upfront pricing,” I'm sure you've been approached by them. Why do these services push dealerships in this direction? Because of the mistaken belief that “upfront pricing” is the only way to get consumers to walk in your dealership’s door.

Boy are they wrong.

Upfront Pricing is Bogus Pricing

We all know it’s impossible to give accurate upfront pricing.…

Continue

Added by O Mayfield on February 6, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments


Influencer
3 common Facebook misconceptions.

The more I focus on Social Media as a service for our clients, the more I focus on the value of Facebook. The biggest reason is that I have witnessed time and time again is the impact it has on sales for my…

Continue

Added by Jeff Glackin on February 1, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Edmunds Projects Record Car Sales Volume for November 2015

Car shopping destination Edmunds.com today released its November 2015 new car sales forecast, which projects that 1,331,415 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in November for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 18.3 million.
Both the volume and SAAR are…
Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on November 24, 2015 at 7:02am — No Comments

Sales Career Open House in Las Vegas, Nevada

Added by Dr. Harold Elam Jr. on November 7, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Car Dealers Deliver October Sales Blockbuster Hit 18.23 Million SAAR!

American Car Dealers and Automotive Sales Professionals Deliver Blistering Hot October Sales Pace That Can Best Be Described as "Fast and Furious"…

Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on November 4, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Congratulations To Car Peeps Everywhere on September Sales Results!

There is no way around it... September 2015 was one of the best Septembers in the history of the car business... Not only was the volume there, but gross profit margins went up as well!

The American auto industry's sizzling sales pace this past…

Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on October 9, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Trade Cycle Infographic: Auto Industry Must Shorten Or SAAR Will Drop!

AutoAlert Study Highlights…

Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on September 26, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

How to Generate More Positive Reviews

80% of prospects are checking reviews before they even consider making a purchase according to the Ipsos Open…

Continue

Added by Ashley Weidner on May 26, 2015 at 5:23am — No Comments


Influencer
How Car Dealers should Handle Sales Turnover

There's a stigma that comes with working in the automotive industry. It has had an effect over the years on a dealership's ability to retain high quality people, particularly on the sales floor. How can we solve this?

Before we can answer that question, it's important to understand why the…

Continue

Added by J.D. Rucker on April 15, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments


Influencer
How A Ford Dealership Owner And Son Of An Assembly Line Worker Launched March Madness

On March 9, 1979, the men’s NCAA basketball tournament kicked off with a field of 40 teams, led by the top-ranked and undefeated Indiana State Sycamores. At that point, the tournament was a second-rate event that only hardcore sports junkies and fans of competing schools cared much about.

That all changed on March 26, when the Sycamores, led by senior forward Larry Bird, faced the Michigan State Spartans and their star guard, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, in the championship game.…

Continue

Added by Scott T. Joseph on April 3, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Most Service Clinics Fail – And How To Ensure Yours Succeeds

Most dealers understand the importance of customer retention. They’re e-mail-blasting sales messages, sending direct mail, and their salespeople are combing over thousands of client records in their DMS, making phone calls to previous customers and orphan owners. The problem is that many dealers don’t realize that, all too often, those messages fall on deaf ears. Dealerships spend tons of money sending messages to customers that are mostly irrelevant because some vendor promised huge results…

Continue

Added by Jamil Zabaneh on March 17, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Influencer
Make Mobile Traffic a Top Priority for Your Website

It took a mini-debate with a potential client to bring me to a conclusion: numbers do lie. Conventional wisdom says otherwise, but in the digital age there is a huge gap between seeing the numbers and understanding them in a meaningful way.

I should go ahead and add an addendum to the…

Continue

Added by J.D. Rucker on March 10, 2015 at 2:29am — 1 Comment

A Vendor's Top Priority Should be Helping to Sell More Cars

"We can't sell the cars for you, but we can help get you more opportunities."

I've heard that line dozens of times from many different vendors. I've actually said it myself at times over the last two decades on the vendor side of the automotive industry.…

Continue

Added by Tyson Madliger on February 25, 2015 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments


Influencer
The Thrill of the Hunt

That time of year is rapidly approaching -- Black Friday. Black Friday is typically the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and an indicator of how well retailers will fare throughout the holidays. In fact, many retailers report that the majority of their holiday season sales happen on this…

Continue

Added by Misti Miller on November 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments


Influencer
Data Breaches: Why Dealers Should Be Concerned

Earlier this month, the New York Times reported that a crime ring in Russia has “amassed the largest known collection of Internet credentials,…

Continue

Added by Scott T. Joseph on August 21, 2014 at 5:00am — 2 Comments


Influencer
Developing a Successful Automotive Sales Team

What do I have to do to develop a great sales team?

An ideal sales team of veteran salespeople would allow each dealership to maximize revenue.  In reality, sales…

Continue

Added by Stephanie Young on August 4, 2014 at 8:44am — No Comments


Influencer
GM Ignition Switch Recall Update | GM Sales Surge Amid Recalls as Barra Quality Sells: Cars

GM Sales Surge Amid Recalls as Barra Quality Sells: Cars

Jul 23, 2014 9:11 AM CT

General Motors Co. (GM)’s Mary Barra is projected to report her second straight quarter of rising sales, adding to evidence that the chief executive officer is weathering the biggest wave of…

Continue

Added by Manny Luna on July 23, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

ADMPC is a Network for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketing, Advertising and Management Pros sharing Digital Strategies and Execution Tactics.

Please Consider Automotive Marketing Professional Community Sponsors

ADM Badge

Loading…

Based On Your Interests...

Onsite/Offsite Combination ADM Consulting & Coaching
Select the maximum amount you want to pay each month
$ USD
Sign up for

Automotive Marketing Tools

Get ADM Toolbar

Click here to take the ADM Member Survey

 

ADM Events

Getting too many emails from ADM? Click mailbox below to control which types of alerts and updates you are sent......


Instagram

Top 5 Automotive Marketing Forum Discussions - 30 Days

3. Customer Uses the F-Word and We Cried

Posted by Priya on June 26, 2016

Share the Best Content w/AutoMarketing Community

Google Automotive Network Targeted Placement Ads

© 2016   Created by Ralph Paglia.   Powered by

ADM Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service